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Lee, Vernon 1856-1935

Overview
Works: 350 works in 1,425 publications in 6 languages and 17,636 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Paranormal fiction  History  Fiction  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR5115.P2, 701
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The beautiful : an introduction to psychological aesthetics by Vernon Lee( )

45 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I have tried in this little volume to explain aesthetic preference, particularly as regards visible shapes, by the facts of mental science. But my explanation is addressed to readers in whom I have no right to expect a previous knowledge of psychology, particularly in its more modern developments. I have therefore based my explanation of the problems of aesthetics as much as possible upon mental facts familiar, or at all events easily intelligible, to the lay reader. Mental facts are the everyday, superficial and often extremely confused views which practical life and its wholly unscientific vocabulary present of those ascertained or hypothetical scientific facts. I have indeed endeavoured (for instance in the analysis of perception as distinguished from sensation) to impart some rudiments of psychology in the course of my aesthetical explanation, and I have avoided, as much as possible, misleading the reader about such fearful complexes and cruxes as memory, association and imagination"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved)
Studies of the eighteenth century in Italy by Vernon Lee( Book )

51 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The handling of words, and other studies in literary psychology by Vernon Lee( Book )

47 editions published between 1923 and 1992 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Countess of Albany by Vernon Lee( Book )

42 editions published between 1884 and 2012 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance fancies and studies by Vernon Lee( Book )

40 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking critic who also made a name for herself as a writer of supernatural fiction, Violet Paget, writing under the name Vernon Lee, applied her unique analytical lens to the aesthetic and cultural sensibilities of numerous eras over the course of her career. This collection brings together a series of essays and responses to an array of art forms that blossomed during the fruitful Renaissance period, ranging from religious poetry to sculpture
Euphorion: being studies of the antique and the mediæval in the renaissance by Vernon Lee( Book )

35 editions published between 1882 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The female writer and critic born Violet Paget rose to prominence using the pen name Vernon Lee. Over time, she came to be regarded as one of the foremost experts on the Italian Renaissance, and the engaging essays collected in Euphorion amply demonstrate her knowledge of and insight into Italian art and literature
The enchanted woods, and other essays on the genius of places by Vernon Lee( Book )

17 editions published between 1905 and 2005 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hauntings; fantastic stories by Vernon Lee( Book )

31 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vernon Lee was famously intrigued by matters of the supernatural and strange. This is a collection of works exploring hauntings and possession by the author
The tower of the mirrors, and other essays on the spirit of places by Vernon Lee( )

18 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and German and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juvenilia: being a second series of essays on sundry æsthetical questions by Vernon Lee( Book )

14 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and Latin and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ariadne in Mantua : a romance in five acts by Vernon Lee( Book )

35 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baldwin, being dialogues on views and aspirations by Vernon Lee( Book )

15 editions published between 1886 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplemaster Kreisler ; a study of musical romanticists by Vernon Lee( )

8 editions published between 1901 and 1906 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genius loci; notes on places by Vernon Lee( Book )

17 editions published between 1899 and 2007 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hortus vitae; essays on the gardening of life by Vernon Lee( Book )

19 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supernatural tales : excursions into fantasy by Vernon Lee( Book )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This superb collection of six fantastical stories, set in different historical periods and mainly in Italy, is pervaded by the theme of alien spirits representing both good and evil
Laurus nobilis, chapters on art and life by Vernon Lee( Book )

15 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gospels of anarchy, and other contemporary studies by Vernon Lee( Book )

21 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beauty & ugliness and other studies in psychological aesthetics by Vernon Lee( Book )

20 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art & man: essays & fragments by Clementina Anstruther-Thomson( Book )

10 editions published in 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The beautiful : an introduction to psychological aesthetics
Alternative Names
Del Palmerino, Violet, 1856-1935

Lee, Vernon, 1856-1935 (duln. f. Violet Paget)

Li, Vernon 1856-1935

Lī, Vernons 1856-1935

Lie, Vernon 1856-1935

Padžet, Violetta 1856-1935

Paget , Violet

Paget Violet 1856-1935

Palmerino, Violet del, 1856-1935

Vernon Lee

Vernon Lee Brits schrijfster (1856-1935)

Vernon Lee écrivaine britannique

Vernon Lee femme de lettres et romancière anglaise

Vernon Lee scrittrice inglese

Violet Paget britische Schriftstellerin und Essayistin

Вернон Ли

Ли, Вернон 1856-1935

Паже, Вайолет

ヴァーノン, リー

フェルノン・リー

リー, ヴァーノン

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The Countess of AlbanyThe enchanted woods, and other essays on the genius of placesHauntings; fantastic storiesAriadne in Mantua : a romance in five actsGenius loci; notes on placesSupernatural tales : excursions into fantasyLaurus nobilis, chapters on art and lifeGospels of anarchy, and other contemporary studies